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Diet and Pregnancy: How to Eat Healthy When You’re Expecting
Thanks to ongoing research into the origins of health and disease, we now know more than ever before about diet and pregnancy. And the science is clear: a mother’s dietary choices during pregnancy—and even before...
The connection between diet and pregnancy can span all three generations of the women pictured here.
Do Your Kids Need to Eat Meat to Thrive?
Are you considering a vegetarian or vegan diet for your child? Here’s my take on why kids need to eat meat to grow into healthy adults.
Kids need to eat meat and healthy, whole foods like this apple.
Sleep Deprivation in Kids and Teens: A Real Cause for Concern
Do your kids get enough sleep? A recent report by the CDC suggests that most children are missing some Z’s. Learn how much sleep kids really need and tips on helping kids get more shut-eye.
Sleep deprived kids
RHR: How to Make Paleo Cooking Fun, Easy and Filled with Umami—with Michelle Tam
Today I talk with Michelle Tam from Nom Nom Paleo about tips, tricks, and ways to get your entire family on board with cooking and eating healthy meals at home.
Revolution Health Radio podcast, Chris Kresser
Heavy Metals and Behavioral Disorders in Children
An epidemic of childhood behavioral disorders is sweeping the globe. Research suggests that heavy metal toxicity may be one of the underlying causes.
Heavy metals in kids
Re-Examining the Evidence on BPA and Plastics
In previous articles, I wrote about the dangers of BPA and BPA-free plastic alternatives. Explore recent evidence on BPA and other plastics, and why you should be diligent about avoiding exposure to these ubiquitous chemicals.
bpa plastics
Wildfires and Air Quality: Steps You Can Take
The recent wildfires in California have been among the worst in the state’s history. Yet a lesser-known effect of wildfires is how they impact air quality. Learn how to avoid the health impacts of wildfires.
There are steps you can take to protect yourself from poor air quality during and after a wildfire.
RHR: Resolving the Underlying Causes of ADHD and Autism
Today we’ll discuss what the latest research says about the underlying causes of both ADHD and ASD and what areas to investigate if you or a loved one has been diagnosed.
Revolution Health Radio podcast, Chris Kresser
RHR: What Nutrients Do Kids Need to Thrive?
A Paleo diet is a great option for adults, but what about children? Today I discuss nutritional needs of kids and how a Paleo diet can meet those needs.
Revolution Health Radio podcast, Chris Kresser
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